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The Daily Michigan: A giclee print from Mark S. Carson

Today on The Daily Michigan we're giving away a custom giclee printed image of your choice from photographer Mark S. Carlson. Mark is one of our featured partners in The Daily Michigan, and if you're the winner you can choose from any…
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Urban Farming and The Kings of Flint

"What we're trying to do is a systems change. We're trying to build up a small, local economy that's place based - that can't pick up and go somewhere else." ~Stephen Arellano, Ruth Mott Foundation in Flint Mallory Horton Waters Plants…
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Tree cities bloom in Michigan

Great Lakes Echo is a project of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University. The site uses Creative Commons reporting to to help the news community cover the environment of the Great Lakes watershed. Absolute…
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Lansing Home and Garden Show ~ March 17-20, 2011

The 2011 Lansing Home & Garden Show transforms the MSU Pavilion on the campus of Michigan State University with incredible gardens, extensive landscaping projects, a flower show, four free seminar stages and hundreds of exhibits featuring…
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Michigan Invasive Species: Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer by USDAgov All week long we're profiling invasive species on Michigan in Pictures and Absolute Michigan. Today we move to dry land with this little fellow, the emerald ash borer, an exotic pest that has killed tens of…
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Weird Wednesday: A Concrete Shang-ri-la

The last Wednesday of every month is a "Weird Wednesday" on Absolute Michigan, when Linda Godfrey gives you a sample of what's weird in the Wolverine State. You can report your own strange encounters at weirdmichigan.com, follow her on Twitter…
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Ready to Pick: Leafy Greens

Salad by by jpwbee Taste the Local Difference says that leafy greens are ready to pick! Greens are an excellent source of iron, calcium, Vitamins A and C, and folic acid and also very high in dietary fiber and low in calories and sodium. What's…
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Photo Friday: soft beauty by cae3/ Anita

cae3/ Anita says that she's a mom, wife, registered nurse and photographer. Check this photo out larger in her Explored slideshow and see more of her lovely flower shots. Here's her Flickriver.
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Photo Friday: Tulips at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) by cseeman

cseeman (Corey) is the Library Director at the Kresge Business Administration Library at the University of Michigan (Corey's homepage) You'll definitely want to check this photo out background bigalicious or in his cool Tulip slideshow.…
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Sprung: Michigan Spring Photos

Click this photo from Brooke Pennington for the Spring slideshow from our Absolute Michigan pool on Flickr! Here's the link to Brooke's photo (which you can see bigger in his Spring photo gallery) and here is some Spring wallpaper from…
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Weird Wednesday: Stonehenge Reloaded

The last Wednesday of every month is a "Weird Wednesday" on Absolute Michigan, when we feature offbeat stories from the Great Lakes State. Check out more Weird Wednesdays from Absolute Michigan. Here's a video feature that we last showed…